Useful Publications: Understanding Education for Sustainability
- Education for Sustainability: The role of education in engaging and equipping people for change (2009) An ARIES publication.
- Education for Sustainability
This book brings together contributions from environmental educators working in the formal and informal sectors and in continuing education, and provides perspectives on the philosophy, politics and pedagogy of education for sustainability, as well as case studies and pointers towards good practice.
Part I establishes some initial perspectives on sustainability, education and the role of NGOs; the potential for education for sustainability in the formal and informal sectors is assessed in Parts II and III; Part IV discusses its development as part of the greening of business and local government.
Order a hardcopy at www.earthscan.co.uk.
- Engaging People in Sustainability
Tilbury D and Wortman D (2004) Commission on Education and Communication, IUCN, Gland, Switzerland and Cambridge, UK. ISBN: 2-8317-0823-0
This publication provides some compelling and exciting case studies of how others in the field have put the concepts of Education for Sustainability into action. It is framed around five key themes essential to developing successful programs in this area. With examples from around the globe there are bound to be some great ideas that can inspire you.
Download a PDF version here (1.5 MB)